8 July 1999
A CROSS-STRUNG HARP
Probably 19th Century in the 17th Century Italian style
The back of seven staves with geometric decoration, the column, arm and soundboard edged with alternating ivory and ebony lozenges, the arm and soundboard terminating in decorative finials set with ivory, the soundboard set with seven soundholes with elaborately carved roses with ivory and ebony inlay
61.5/8 in. (156.5 cm.) high
Rothschild inv. no. AR983.
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